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Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome



Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome, also known as Wet Brain
Alcohol related dementia • • Wernicke-Korsakoff SyndromeOct 30 11
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome is also known as: Korsakoff’s psychosis, alcoholic encephalopathy, Wernicke’s disease, or more commonly referred to as wet brain. Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome is caused… Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome, also known as Wet Brain   


An Overview Of Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
Alcohol related dementia • • Wernicke-Korsakoff SyndromeOct 30 11
Definition
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome (WKS) is a neurological disorder. Wernicke’s Encephalopathy and Korsakoff’s Psychosis are the acute and chronic phases, respectively, of the same… An Overview Of Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome   


Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
Alcohol related dementia • • Wernicke-Korsakoff SyndromeOct 30 11
When persistent learning and memory deficits are present in patients with Wernicke encephalopathy (a clinical triad of confusion, ataxia, and nystagmus [or ophthalmoplegia]), the… Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome   


What is Wenicke-Korsakoff syndrome?
Alcohol related dementia • • Wernicke-Korsakoff SyndromeOct 30 11
Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome causes a loss of specific brain functions due to a lack of vitamin B1, or thiamine, which is an essential vitamin involved… What is Wenicke-Korsakoff syndrome?   


Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
Alcohol related dementia • • Wernicke-Korsakoff SyndromeOct 30 11
Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome is a brain disorder due to thiamine deficiency.

Causes
Wernicke’s encephalopathy and Korsakoff syndrome are believed to be two stages… Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome   


Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome and How it Can Affect You
Alcohol related dementia • • Wernicke-Korsakoff SyndromeOct 30 11
Chronic alcohol abuse destroys a person’s body, but perhaps one of the most devastating effects of alcohol abuse is Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome. Also known as… Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome and How it Can Affect You   






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